There must be a blank 3-inch square in the upper right-hand corner of the first page.
Grantee, grantor, etc., must be plainly identified.
The legal description must be complete and accurate. Certified Surveys must have a lot number (if any). Include CSM number, document number, volume and page.
Names of all persons signing in any capacity (including notary) must be typed or clearly printed below their signatures.
Signatures must be notarized. Notary public must date, sign, seal, and show the names of the parties who came before him/her.
The name of the drafter must be present and must be the name of an individual.
A complete return address is required.
The entire document must be legible & reproducible.
The paper is white, standard weight, and letter or legal-sized.
The top margin is a minimum of 1/2 inch for every page. Other margins are minimum of 1/4 inch.
Required at the Register to Record
Deeds, Land Contracts, Terminations of Decedents Interest and other conveyances require a real estate transfer return receipt. To file a return, visit the Department of Revenue site here for more information.
Any transfer fee due as indicated by the transfer return receipt.
Recording fee of $30.00 in addition to the transfer fee. Cash or check written to Bayfield County Register of Deeds.
We will review your documents for these items, but the responsibility for a complete and correct document is yours.